REDON, Odilon

Et le chercheur était a la recherche infinie, 1886

French (1840-1916)

Et le chercheur était a la recherche infinie, 1886

Mellerio 67. Lithograph on chine appliqué.
Plate 6 from the series La Nuit.  A rare trial proof before letters, dedicated to Fabre.
Signed and dedicated in pencil “à Maurice Fabre/Odilon Redon”.
10 7/8 x 7 1/8 inches; 27.6 x 18.1 cm.
Provenance:  Patricia and William Bates, New Mexico

This very rare lithograph is a testament to Redon’s dark fascination with mysticism.  It is the first signed impression that we’ve known, and it is dedicated to Maurice Fabre, a collector, close friend and patron of Redon.  Fine condition.

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